By IRENE MUGO
Source: Daily Nation Kenya
Coffee cherries being poured into a collector for pulping at Ndaroini factory in Nyeri County on August 15, 2017. Farmers have complained of delayed payment. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NATION MEDIA…Continue
Posted on August 22, 2017 at 6:51am
By Janice Nadworny
Source: SCA News
When Food 4 Farmers started working with coffee farming communities in 2011, the reason was clear: coffee income alone was simply not enough…Continue
Posted on August 18, 2017 at 1:30pm
By Zephania Ubwani.
Source: The Citizen Newspaper.
Arusha — Coffee production in Tanzania could more than double in four years' time if an action programme to increase the competitiveness of smallholder farmers is successfully implemented.
The ten-year programme launched in 2011/2012 aims to increase coffee production and quality from 50,000 tonnes a year by then to 150,000 tonnes in 2020/2021.…Continue
Posted on August 15, 2017 at 11:02am
By Lydiah Nyawira.
Source: The Standard Media.
Dancun Kamau, at his Batian coffee firm in Embu. Batian coffee farming is sponsored by Nestle Kenya and is known to be high yielding and disease resistant.Nestle, aims at creating value across the coffee supply…Continue
Posted on August 14, 2017 at 7:30am